We only have 29 legislative days left for Congress to pass a bipartisan compromise to create a uniform, national GMO labeling standard, or you’ll be seeing a lot more headlines like this: As Big Candy Ditches GMOs, Sugar Beet Farmers Hit A Sour Patch.
With Vermont’s mandatory on-pack GMO labeling law looming, some companies have begun to reformulate their products away from GMOs – causing the price of cane sugar to soar.
Unnecessary disparagement of a safe technology is already beginning to upend the market. This article sums up exactly why Congress needs to act quickly to preempt Vermont’s mandate and pass a non-stigmatizing labeling solution. We are nearly out of time.
We are a broad-based coalition representing the entire American agriculture food supply chain – from farm to fork. We are committed to increasing the public’s understanding about the science and safety of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and advocating for science-based policies that keep food affordable for every American.